Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., cosmetics company Estee Lauder Companies Inc employs talent in positions ranging from Account Executive to Senior Financial Analyst. Estee Lauder Companies Inc pays its employees $69K per year on average. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Estee Lauder Companies Inc, but your experience level and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Executive Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $206K annually on average; Marketing Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to $110K, followed by Executive Assistants earning approximately $73K and Account Executives making around $72K. Financial compensation for Account Coordinators is rather low — on average only $44K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $61K per year on average. The largest slice of the Estee Lauder Companies Inc workforce (32 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, around $72K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $82K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas ($75K), Melville, N.Y. ($69K), and Los Angeles, Calif. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Philadelphia, Pa.; in fact, at about $53K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to approximately $79K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $125K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ITIL Leaders with credentials; these people earn around $101K annually on average. The best paid folks at Estee Lauder Companies Inc have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Leadership, earning $91K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Marketing; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $107K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Estee Lauder Companies Inc is Project Management; one-fourth of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 28 percent receiving paid vacation and 18 percent receiving paid sick days. A strong majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Estee Lauder Companies Inc sponsors. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


71 %
29 %
$49,356 - $91,638
$56,499 - $91,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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